New York City's legendary underground ballroom group The House of Xclusive-Lanvin has signed a partnership with the French luxury fashion house that inspired its name.

Lanvin announced the first installment to its collaboration titled "La Mère et L'enfant" yesterday, The short narrative film stars the members of The House of Xclusive-Lanvin and multi-hyphenate, Indya Moore.

The film showcases traditional categories of ballroom including Face, Fashion, Realness, Runway, and Performance and was shot entirely on iPhone 11 Pro Max by director Mayan Toledano.

"Since my very first day at Lanvin, I was interested by the genesis of this brand — the relationship between a mother and a daughter, the founder Jeanne Lanvin who created and then built an empire in the 1920s 1930s for the love of Marguerite, her only child," explained Creative Director Bruno Sialelli. "It rings to me the notion of transmission and power on one side, and the notion of dream and emancipation on the other. In a more literal way, our historical logo — which is called 'mother and child'— is embodying this relationship, in a wide sense."

 

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